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Tuesday, September 22, 2020



Exports fall 5th straight month in July, trade deficit narrows

August 15, 2020 1:03 am

Imports, too, fell 28.40 per cent to $28.47 billion in July from the same period last year, narrowing the country’s trade deficit to $4.83 billion from $13.43 billion in July 2019.

Gujarat: Exports slump by 60%, 5 SEZs outperform others

May 22, 2020 1:03 am

“Some of the SEZs continued to function with a day’s break during the lockdown in Gujarat. This includes IT/ITES SEZs and those manufacturing pharmaceuticals, including drugs and PPEs, to fight Covid-19,” a senior government official told The Indian Express

Oilseed processors, exports feel the pinch as migrant workers return home

May 18, 2020 8:53 pm

Working as manual labour in wholesale markets or processing units, these workers are engaged in loading and unloading material, transporting the finished product to godowns etc. Operations in most units can come to a grinding halt if such labour is unavailable.

Exports drop for fifth straight month in Dec 2019; trade deficit narrows

January 15, 2020 10:07 pm

However, the trade deficit narrowed down to $11.25 billion due to the subsequent fall of imports during the same period.

Coffee exports in 2019 up marginally at 3.50 lakh tonne

January 07, 2020 2:55 pm

Robusta coffee exports rose 4.10 per cent to 1,86,360 tonne in 2019 from 1,79,004 tonne in 2018, the Coffee Board data showed.

India's exports may touch $330-340 billion this fiscal: exporters body FIEO

December 30, 2019 5:58 pm

Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) President Sharad Kumar Saraf said the global situation is becoming extremely challenging as rising protectionism is leading to uncertainty in global trade which will have adverse impact on it.

Bihar has untapped export potential of $900 million: Exim Bank study

November 19, 2019 1:38 pm

The study examined Bihar's economic profile and outlined strategies for creating an enabling environment for exports at the state-level.

Rice exporters require certification of inspection to export to European Union

November 06, 2019 3:34 pm

Rice exporters in India will now have to obtain a certification of inspection from a government agency to ship both the basmati and non-basmati varieties to countries of the European Union.

August merchandise exports fall 6.05 per cent; trade deficit narrows

September 14, 2019 7:00 am

India’s goods trade deficit for August narrowed nearly 25 per cent to $13.45 billion from $17.92 billion in the same period last year. The country’s merchandise imports also dropped 13.45 per cent to $39.58 billion last month from $45.73 billion in August 2018.

Exports flat in Dec 2018; trade deficit narrows to 10-mth low

January 15, 2019 10:18 pm

Declining imports have narrowed the trade deficit to ten-month low of USD 13.08 billion in December 2018 as against USD 14.2 billion in the same month previous year.